Challenger Point

Challenger Point is a Colorado 14er in the Sangre de Cristo range. The summit is a subpeak on the northwest shoulder of Kit Carson Mountain. It was named in memory of the seven astronauts who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated shortly after liftoff on January 28, 1986.

Challenger Point SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by COdeacon

23 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 10, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Challenger Point

  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • TI83plus
  • marmot
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • justin.mckelvy
  • bmannlein
  • bill4reel
  • brianasher
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

41% NW slope via Willow Creek TH

35% North Slopes of Challenger Pt

23% traverse from Kit Carson


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14,081 ft / 4,292 m


301 ft / 92 m

Height Rank Range

Sangre de Cristo Range


Colorado, United States

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Summited by

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  • AntinJ
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • SenadR
  • TI83plus
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • ChrisMeloche
  • justin.mckelvy
  • aenea9881

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